Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to headline free public appearance in Geneva


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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to headline free public appearance in Geneva

Created to honor one of the greatest competitors that our game has ever seen, the Laver Cup kicked off in 2017 in Prague on the unique black hard court, with Team Europe and Team World gathering the best possible field of players.

For the first time, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer shared the same side of the court and the crowd had the opportunity to see some incredibly tight clashes that went down to the wire, with Roger Federer defeating Nick Kyrgios in the deciding encounter after saving a match point to secure the title for the European squad.

In 2018, the action moved to Chicago and this time Team Europe had Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev as the leading figures who once again toppled Team World to lift the beautiful trophy for the second consecutive year and wrap up the three-day competition that kept players and the crowd entertained both on and off the court.

After two very successful editions, the Laver Cup will find the new home in Geneva between September 20-22, providing a chance for Federer to compete in front of the home crowd together with other most prominent tennis names, including Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas.

On the other hand, the red Team World will try to make a surprise and topple the stronger rivals, although without Kevin Anderson who has decided to skip the rest of the season with an injury. The captain John McEnroe has called Jack Sock and Taylor Fritz to join John Isner, Milos Raonic, Nick Kyrgios and Denis Shapovalov, eager to give their best against the rivals from the top-10 and grab the trophy for the first time.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and other stars will headline a free public appearance at Palais Eynard in Geneva on Wednesday, September 18, with tennis fans also getting the opportunity to see Rod Laver who will be there to share his thoughts about the competition.